The Alsatian (German Shepherd Dog). George Horowitz. 1934. Rare Antique Dog Book. Francis P. Fretwell Collection.
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One of the many books from the Estate of Francis P. Fretwell that we will be selling. The library is the largest privately owned collection of dog books in the world. Mr. Fretwell was the owner of Monfret Kennels, which bred champion standard poodles. He was former president and governor of the Poodle Club of America, and the Italian Greyhound Club of America. He also served as a delegate to the American Kennel Club for decades. His wonderful collection of books has been carefully maintained. *** The Alsatian (German Shepherd Dog)¬óIts Origin, History, and Show Points, Working Capabilities, etc. By George Horowitz. Manchester, UK: ¬ìOur Dogs¬î Publishing Co. Limited, . 3rd ed. 161p., tan cloth wraps, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Originally published as The Alsatian Wolf-Dog , q.v. Spine is wrinkled, head has small tear. Wraps' edges have some wear. Mr. Fretwell's bp on front inside cover. Tape repair along frontispice/title page, and also chapter index. Pencil scribble on page opposite illustrations list. Some foxing and toning throughout. 51 illustrations. VG condition.
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